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Co-curricular Prize Giving Winners 2019

One of our first end of year awards ceremonies was held this week. Congratulations to all our winners. Nelson City Council Youth Volunteer Award                                                         Hamish Smith Athletics Junior Cup for the Under 15 At...

the Nelson College Eastern Europe 2020 Trip Raffle results

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Winners of the raffle tickets sold in support of the Nelson College Eastern Europe 2020 Trip are: 1. Kelly Jaquiery 2. Tracey Jacket 3. Jim Cornelius 4. Adele Graham 5. Geoff Lowe 6. Jan Thompson 7. John Cooper Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone for their support.

Nelson College Japan Baseball Tour 2020

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Nelson College & Nelson Heat Baseball Club are planning to send a school baseball team to tour Japan in 2020 to compete in inter-collegiate baseball games. Japan has been chosen due to the popularity of the sport, the sister city relationship between Nelson and Miyazu, and...


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PPTA PAID UNION MEETING As part of the Secondary Teachers’ Collective Employment Agreement there is provision to attend a PPTA meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the recent offer made by the Government. Notice has been given that a regional meeting of the NZPPTA...

Orienteering – Winter Rogaine Wednesday 26th June

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Nelson Urban Rogaine #4 Wednesday 26 June 2019 Grampians, Nelson, 90 minute urban Rogaine. Registration from 5pm, maps from 5:30pm, start 6pm and finish 7.30pm. $5 per map. Light, reflective clothing and highlighter/pen required. Can be done individually or as a team. All...

NCG production – The Witches of Eastwick (Saturday Matinee Student Discount)

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Theatre Royal – May 29th to June 1, 7pm. Tickets through Theatre Royal or TicketDirect. STUDENT DISCOUNT – Saturday matinee only (1.30pm) tickets to $15 + service fee for students, student ID required + the code “Eastwick.” Buy from the Theatre Royal or...

Further PPTA Strike Action (no Year 9 classes on Tuesday 4th June)

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On Wednesday 29th the NZPPTA, the union that represents the vast majority of secondary teachers, called their members out on strike. This led to Nelson College being unable to open for classes that day. It was hoped that this action would be the last and that a resolution between...

Raising Teens in a Digital World

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Evening Presentation This presentation is for parents and their teens and gives young people an insight into their current family dynamic and offers ideas on individuating in a healthy way. It will also empower parents to understand what’s going on for their young person and how...

Scheduled closed school days: 27 – 31 May

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Below is the Nelson College schedule for next week. Wednesday 29th May Nation-wide PPTA Strike – The high school will be closed for instruction, but supervision will be provided for students that turn up to school on the day. Thursday 30th May Normal school day Friday 31st...